Announcement: GCF Offers First Wellness Forum

November 25, 2009

From Tai Chi to Chai Tea Steps You Can Take to Prevent Women’s Cancer

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The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation in partnership with the WebMD Health Foundation is pleased to offer its first Wellness Forum. This free event will take place Thursday, January 28, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Moores UCSD Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA.

This innovative program will feature noted gynecologic oncologists who will discuss ways to prevent gynecologic cancers and early warning signs that can aid in early diagnosis.

Ideas about how to eat to prevent cancer will be offered along with a cooking demonstration. Other healthy living options will be available, including tai chi, yoga and meditation.

There will be reception during the event that will feature light, healthy choice hors d’oeuvres.

For more information, contact Dina Zambon by e-mail at dzambon@thegcf.org or by phone at 312.658-0751.

Spotlight

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in D.C. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.